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does lead paint poisioning cause children to do bad in school ? and if so why ?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
It can: Lead intoxication can cause damage to parts of the brain that are resposible for cognitive functions. These are the areas that control learning skills.
Answered on Dec 10, 2012
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